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Job centres to get digital makeover

Computer workstations, electronic signature pads and free wi-fi are rolling out across UK job centres.

'Anti-Facebook' investors dig deep

A social network promising never to sell user data or incorporate advertising secures multi-million dollar backing.

Zuckerberg's Chinese gets mixed reviews

Mark Zuckerberg has conducted a chat to Chinese students in Mandarin, leading to mixed reviews about his accent and pronunciation.

Online abuse 'hits 40% of adults'

Online harassment, from name-calling to stalking, is a common experience online, a new study finds.

US 'probes hackable' medical devices

US government investigators are looking into about two dozen cases of medical kit suspected to be vulnerable to life-threatening hacks.

Google offers new email app, Inbox

Google revamps email with a mobile app that categorises messages and allows users to add their own reminders.

Piracy police to be given more money

The City of London Police get more funding to fight piracy, while two people are arrested for allegedly selling hard drives full of music and videos.

Madeley rape threats complaint filed

A formal police complaint has been made by Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan after online rape threats were made against their daughter, the TV presenters say.

Microsoft smartphones to drop Nokia

Microsoft is ditching the Nokia brand name from new smartphones, less than a year after acquiring the Finnish firm's mobile devices unit.

Nasa shares free sounds from space

The US space agency uploads a free library of audio files, including astronaut voices.

Would you 'beg' to pay for Tinder?

Tinder's founder says people using the app will want new unnamed features so badly that they'll be happy to pay for them.

Yahoo profits surge on Alibaba sale

Technology giant Yahoo reports profits of $6.8bn for the third-quarter, buoyed mostly by earnings from the firm's stake in Chinese firm Alibaba.

Students build Oculus Moon robot

US team develop a robot that can send back live pictures from the Moon as part of attempt to win Google's Lunar X-Prize.

Man guilty of fake-girl webcam sex

An Australian man is convicted of performing a sex act in front of a webcam "watched by" a computer-generated child he believed was real.

Staples investigating hack attack

Staples becomes latest US retailer to investigate data thefts, leading the US government to call for a swift move to chip-and-pin.

China denies backing iCloud hack

The Chinese government has denied reports that it was involved in an attempt to steal user data from iCloud accounts.

Audi claims self-drive speed record

Audi says one of its self-drive test cars topped 149mph (240km/h) at a race track in Germany, beating a human-driven version.

Saudi cleric: Twitter source of evil

Sheikh Abdul Aziz al-Sheikh says Twitter is "the source of all evil and devastation" on his Fatwa television show.

VIDEO: Playing music with your brain

Could technology turn you into a musical virtuoso? LJ Rich looks at new ways to make music.

VIDEO: App helps you wake up with a stranger

The app that turns a global network of strangers into your alarm clock, with a dating twist.

VIDEO: The smartphone that answers back

How one manufacturer is making its smartphone really stand out from the crowd.

VIDEO: Scientists create real hoverboard

BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.

VIDEO: Meet your virtual girlfriend

Spencer Kelly discovers how technology can ensure you don't have to be alone in a city full of strangers.

VIDEO: Future-gazing at TechCrunch London

As the annual TechCrunch event for tech start ups comes to London for the first time, David Grossman goes to investigate.

VIDEO: Can technology plug NHS funding gap?

The NHS is under pressure to close a huge projected funding gap - Dominic Hughes reports on how the NHS has addressed this in West Yorkshire.

VIDEO: New smart glasses 'look to rival Google'

BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at the smart glasses on show at the annual Ceatec electronics exhibition in Japan.

VIDEO: Man guilty of fake-girl webcam sex

An Australian man is convicted of performing a sex act in front of a webcam "watched by" a computer-generated child he believed was real.

VIDEO: Chloe Jasmine: Trolls should get a job

Chloe Jasmine has told Newsbeat she was "gloriously unprepared" for the abuse and death threats she would receive while on the X Factor.

Are robots too cute for comfort?

Why big-eyed droids are cause for concern

Silicon Valley's billion dollar failures

Silicon valley's billion dollar start-up failures


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